Kokilaksah: 2 definitions


Kokilaksah means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Kokilaksah in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Kokilaksah [कोकिलाक्षः] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine from the Acanthaceae (Acanthus) family having the following synonyms: Hygrophila schulli, Hygrophila spinosa, Hygrophila schulli var. alba. For the possible medicinal usage of kokilaksah, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Kokilaksah in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Kokilaksah in India is the name of a plant defined with Artanema longifolium in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Columnea longifolia L. (among others).

2) Kokilaksah is also identified with Hygrophila schulli It has the synonym Barleria auriculata Schumach. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Mantissa Plantarum (1767)
· Kew Bulletin (1962)
· Beskr. Guin. Pl. (1827)
· Philippine Journal of Science (1921)
· Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1825)
· Scrophularineae Indicae (1835)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Kokilaksah, for example side effects, diet and recipes, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, health benefits, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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